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Danny Khoury

Graphic Designer, Self Employed in Beirut

Use for Fun: Collaborative Social Design

PRESENTED ON OCT 21, 2015
IN BEIRUT @ VOL 23

Danny Khoury and Rim Ismail created their dream job by setting up a platform that allows them to address social issues through holistic design based on user, form and function. Through a collaborative approach, they engage with illustrators, photographers and designers to produce original creations.

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Social Design in Japan

BY HIROYUKI ONO
@ HEINEKEN STAR LOUNGE ON MAY 15, 2013

Hiroyuki Ono of Greenz.jp -- a web magazine that has been covering social design from around the world since 2006 -- talks about how social design can be used solve social problems in positive ways. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

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Putting the Fun into Funky Spaces

BY HUNK DESIGN
@ VOL 116 ON JUL 30, 2014

HUNK Design duo Bart Cardinaal and Nadine Roos come from Rotterdam, Netherlands and here they show off some of their radical interior and exterior design work. From funky interior redesigns and remodels, to outdoor patterned park spaces using artificial grass, HUNK is changing the way people use and interact with space. 

"Presentation of the Day" on September 12, 2014.

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The Importance of Social Factors in Design Research

BY BIRDIE SALVA
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 22, 2015

Birdie Salva shares how social changes should inform product and service design.

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Nature’s Beauty, guiding us to Creativity and Fun for Life!

BY CLAUDE LEDOUX
@ VOL 16 ON AUG 12, 2017

In his presentation, Claude LeDoux attempts to open minds and hearts to explore ones creativity through the use of plants. He says we should allow nature to guide humans into fun-filled creative lives and never forget that we must feed the Bees, the Plants and the human soul.

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Life Design: Mentoring to end social poverty

BY ANDREW DELLIS
@ VOL 45 ON AUG 15, 2017

Andrew Dellis thinks of social change as something people want to do with their time, like getting fit, or having a great holiday. He left academia and found in mentoring a way to massively disrupt how we do social change. Would you donate an hour a week to end social poverty?

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How to Design an Escape Room...and All Sorts of Fun Things That You Learn About People When You Lock Them in a Room

BY MIKE RINGROSE
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2017

Escape City's Mike Ringrose dives into the details of what goes into creating some of Edmonton's most popular escape rooom, detailing how game theories and mechanics evolve into fascinating storylines and a whole lot of fun between groups of locked-in guests.

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Imagine Architecture Through the Use of Design, Light & Photography

BY BRIAN ANSEL
@ VOL 26 ON APR 12, 2018

Brian Ansel explores a creative and innovative way of persuading architecture into the viewer’s imagination through the use of design, light, and photography.  Suggesting that through the use of design, light, and photography, anyone can take an everyday ordinary object and turn it into a piece of architecture.

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A Collaborative Model for Architecture

BY ZACH GEORGE
@ VOL 4 ON APR 05, 2018

Even a few decades ago, Zach George's job would have been very different. A designer at Workaday Design Firm, Zach utilizes networking and cutting-edge technology to achieve an innovative final product. Most notedly, Zach and his partners use remote collaboration to make remote design possible and efficient.

Design for the 21st Century. 

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Studio ROUX - fun & messy design

BY REINETTE ROUX
@ VOL 25 ON AUG 22, 2019

Reinette Roux - Studio ROUX

Concept, design and branding studio. Designing by not taking things too seriously with the belief that it should always be fun + a little bit messy.